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Winterberry Centerpiece

Winterberry Centerpiece

by Vanessa Tsumura December 07, 2018 1 min read

Winterberry is a beautiful shrub that adds winter interest to your garden. Here's a quick and easy centerpiece made with branches from this gorgeous shrub.
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The Gardener's Profile: The Albright Garden

The Gardener's Profile: The Albright Garden

by Teresa Filgis November 06, 2018 3 min read

The home of Master Gardeners Herman and Donna Albright sits in the rural hills of Tennessee. Here, on several acres of land, the Albright's have turned their gorgeous farmland into a dreamy garden landscape.
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How to Decorate Your Garden Naturally

How to Decorate Your Garden Naturally

by Tricksy Tania October 16, 2018 2 min read

how to decorate your garden naturally! No need to use artificial materials when that plants that you are growing are so beautiful by themselves!
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How to Decorate your Garden Fence

How to Decorate your Garden Fence

by Tricksy Tania September 19, 2018 2 min read

An easy guide on how to decorate your garden fence with many different styles to choose from.
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End of Summer Surprise!

End of Summer Surprise!

by Laura Knoerr August 30, 2018 2 min read

Last spring in a fit of March madness, I ordered a whole variety of bulbs - as well as a lemon tree! The bulbs proved to be a mixed lot - most didn't live up to my expectations.
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Dad's Trees

Dad's Trees

by Laura Knoerr June 05, 2018 2 min read

My parents have also begun teaching their grandchildren and great-grandchildren how to care for a forest with managed planting and harvesting. Every Spring, they order trees from the Iowa Extension Service, and involve everyone who is available to come and plant – usually more than 50 trees. 
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Dirt Under Your Nails? The Gardener’s Badge of Honor!

Dirt Under Your Nails? The Gardener’s Badge of Honor!

by Laura Knoerr May 10, 2018 2 min read

Planting bulbs when you can still see the early perennials is ideal. You don’t accidentally slice into unknown bulbs and or damage other perennials when you can see at least a tendril unfurled. I felt confident that they were all safe from my little hand spade. I also planted asparagus, which came as dry roots and required the big spade and two deep holes. I wore a pair of cloth gloves with rubber coating on the palms. These are the best I’ve had so far! Look Ma, no blisters!  
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Satisfying Your Winter Garden Crave

Satisfying Your Winter Garden Crave

by Laura Knoerr January 12, 2018 2 min read

I need my green plant fix! I need to smell damp earth! Get me to Florida! Or Southern California! Just get me outta here! Not possible? Take heart! I have some suggestions for you, as well as for myself!

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California Dreamin'

California Dreamin'

by Laura Knoerr October 18, 2017 2 min read

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Summer Vibrance

Summer Vibrance

by Laura Knoerr July 07, 2017 2 min read

Ah! The glories of summer flowers in oranges, pinks, fuchsias and purples! Purple is so rich - the color of royalty. And purple flowers add a depth and richness to the color palette of a garden.

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Roses and the Language of Flowers

Roses and the Language of Flowers

by Laura Knoerr June 08, 2017 2 min read

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Garden Weddings

Garden Weddings

by Laura Knoerr June 01, 2017 2 min read

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